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Understanding Sentence Structure Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

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Question 1 1.

Choose the option that corrects the following faulty collective ownership error.

All of the dogs at the animal shelter have to wear a collar.

Question 2 2. Which of the following sentences is an example of second person point of view?

Question 3 3. Which of the following sentences is an example of first person point of view?

Question 4 4.

Consider the following passage:

The team from Chicago barely made it into the finals. The top-ranked team was the clear favorite to beat the team from Chicago, but somehow the team from Chicago won.

Which of the following pronouns could you use to replace an instance of 'the team from Chicago,' in the second sentence to minimize repetition?

Question 5 5.

What is the BEST explanation of what makes this sentence unclear?

About how to succeed, many people ask me for advice, because I am a wealthy artist.

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Question 6 6.

Check the parallelism of the following sentence. Choose the answer that best corrects the problem.

Stopping a zombie with a sword is better than a gun, if you separate its head from its shoulders.

Question 7 7.

Which word is the direct object of this sentence?

The teacher gave Mitch his homework.

Question 8 8.

Identify the verb or verbs in the following sentence:

The brazen criminal shot his way through the police barricade.

Question 9 9.

Please select what type of faulty comparison error, if any, is in the sentence that follows:

Desiree likes chocolate milkshakes more than her brother Desmond.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is an example of a mixed structure sentence?

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Question 11 11. Which term refers to word position in relation to building sentences?

Question 12 12.

What is the indirect object in this sentence?

The teacher gave Mitch his homework.

Question 13 13.

Check the parallelism of the following sentence. Choose the answer that best corrects the problem.

He sat down at the table expecting to order, eat, and be enjoying his meal alone.

Question 14 14.

Identify the subject(s) of the following sentence:

He didn't know the mob boss paid off the cop.

Question 15 15. Choose the sentence that contains a faulty collective ownership error.

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Question 16 16. First person point of view narration can reference the subject with which of the following pronouns?

Question 17 17.

Please select what type of faulty comparison error, if any, is in the sentence that follows:

Mustache Dad is the best character in the Twilight series.

Question 18 18. If you decide to vary your sentence structure by using other words to replace nouns, which strategy will you be using?

Question 19 19.

Identify the verb or verbs in the following sentence:

She poured a drink for herself and took a very long sip.

Question 20 20.

Check the parallelism of the following sentence. Choose the answer that best corrects the problem.

A cool breeze was blowing across the lake, the birds were singing, and the sun was out.

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Question 21 21.

How can the following mixed structure sentence be corrected?

''From looking at the textbook helped me understand my mistakes.''

Question 22 22.

Choose the option that corrects the following faulty collective ownership error.

Expensive cars should have a good sound system.

Question 23 23.

Which of the following corrects the following mixed structure sentence?

''Although I need to go grocery shopping, but I don't have time.''

Question 24 24.

Choose the option that corrects the following faulty collective ownership error.

All of the people on my street have a nice yard.

Question 25 25.

Please select what type of faulty comparison error, if any, is in the sentence that follows:

Between gelato and ice cream, gelato is sweetest and therefore best.

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Question 26 26.

Check the parallelism of the following sentence. Choose the answer that best corrects the problem.

Although he enjoyed running and to play baseball, he decided to try out for volleyball instead.

Question 27 27.

Which word is the subject of this sentence?

The dog chased the little girl.

Question 28 28.

Identify the error in the following sentence that makes it unclear:

All of these mixed chocolates are delicious!

Question 29 29. What is the difference between a direct object and an indirect object

Question 30 30. Which of the following sentences has multiple subjects?

Understanding Sentence Structure Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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